Sunshine on Leith is The Proclaimers' second and best known album, released in August 1988. The album title is about their birthplace Leith. The album had three singles, including "I'm On My Way" and "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)", the latter of which becoming a hit in the USA five years later following its inclusion on the soundtrack to Benny & Joon in 1993.
The title track Sunshine on Leith is played by Hibernian F.C. at the beginning of matches.
A remastered edition of the album was released in 2001.
^"Singing twins bring sunshine to Leith". The Scotsman (Johnston Publishing). 4 May 2002. Retrieved 13 October 2013. The Best Of album, due for release in the UK on May 13, features 20 songs drawn from the duo’s 15-year career, including Sunshine On Leith, their famous anthem which is regularly played at Easter Road, home of their beloved Hibernian Football Club.